The e-book is a learn on intensifiers and reflexive pronouns among languages (English and Mandarin chinese language) and the 1st one drawing a whole photo during this area. It presents the whole makes use of of self, zìjĭ and běnrén. in relation to běnrén, right here for the 1st time the complete use of this pronoun in Mandarin chinese language is analysed. it's also the 1st publication that makes use of contrastive examine to discuss intensifiers and reflexive pronouns, which unearths many hidden features of the intensifiers and reflexive pronouns that in a different way can't be visible. it's in response to the main designated learn of the most recent 30 years within the linguistic box.

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